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Roofing contractors in more than a dozen states are adjusting their business practices to comply with recently enacted laws intended to protect consumers from unscrupulous “storm-chasers.” Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Tennessee have all enacted such laws within the past year and a [...]Read Full Article →
Before anybody digs into the ground they are required to schedule a locating company to come out to the job-site and mark where existing utilities are so the utility contractor can avoid damaging them during excavation. But, what do you do when you know there are existing utilities right next to where you need to [...]Read Full Article →
G2 Builders was awarded the Muslim Educational and Cultural Center of America (MECCA) Located in Willowbrook, IL. Since November, G2 has been working at full speed to complete this project. Last week, a storm trap was added to the project site. A storm trap is an interesting, detailed part of the construction of a building [...]Read Full Article →
While we do competitively bid, we also competitively negotiate a large number of retail projects in a Design-Assist capacity. This helps ensure that the building designed meets your pro forma budget numbers and that your return to investors is as promised. Most importantly, we know the specialty contractors and subcontractors to deliver for your successful [...]Read Full Article →
Coming soon… eight screen state-of-the art movie theater at the Woodstock Theater. A spring completion/opening of the new addition is expected, and then the renovation of the original theater should be done in late summer.Read Full Article →
Retail, office and medical space remodeling and construction projects can either be a smooth undertaking or a huge headache depending on what General Contractor you choose. Things can quickly turn for the worse if you select a company who has poor communication or if they fail to understand your goals and the important aspects particular [...]Read Full Article →
For Immediate Release 01-09-13: G2 Builders is pleased to announce that Mr. Alex Giangrande has been recently promoted to title of “Project Manager”. Alex has a Bachelors Degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology and been working in the construction and architectural field since 1995.
Alex was most recently involved in the following G2 Builders [...]Read Full Article →
From everyone at G2 Builders we wish you, your company and your entire family a very Merry Christmas and Holiday Season! Please enjoy and share our 2013 holiday animation video with those around you! This has been a wonderful year for G2 Builders and we look forward to a very prosperous 2013 with [...]Read Full Article →
G2 Builders (G2) never minds when clients come with high expectations. The community-minded construction management firm has built its reputation upon a client-oriented approach that emphasizes the importance of long-term investments over short-term gains. G2 acknowledges that every employee contributes to the company’s overall success, and the G2 team prides itself on continually challenging one [...]Read Full Article →
Construction managers plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from early development to completion.
Construction managers typically do the following: Prepare and negotiate cost estimates, budgets, and work timetables Select appropriate construction methods and strategies Interpret and explain contracts and technical information to workers and other professionals Report on work progress and budget matters [...]Read Full Article →
It’s good news for US contractors this month. Construction materials cost are falling, but it’s not all positive – Construction contractors face a continuing cost squeeze, even though a key price index for construction materials dipped in October and showed only a moderate increase over the past year, according to an analysis of federal figures [...]Read Full Article →
Under normal circumstances, construction businesses could be justifiably optimistic about the future of the industry. After all, various leading indicators have been trending higher, including the Architecture Billings Index (ABI), which exceeded the key 50 level for five consecutive months before dipping two points in April (48.4) and another three points (45.8) [...]Read Full Article →
FALLS ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN CONSTRUCTION. In 2010, there were 264 fall fatalities (255 falls to lower level) out of 774 total fatalities in construction. These deaths are preventable.
Falls can be prevented and lives can be saved through three simple steps:
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U.S. builders started construction on single-family homes and apartments in September at the fastest rate since July 2008, according to the Commerce Department.
Builders began work on 872,000 new homes – at a seasonally adjusted rate – in September. That’s an increase of 15 percent from August in Home Construction.
Applications for building permits, [...]Read Full Article →
Plumbing issues are some of the most common issues in almost every household making it necessary to ensure that everything is done correctly during the plumbing setup. However, if occurrences of problems are not prevented despite all efforts, then hiring a professional plumber should be a primary concern.
A leak occurring near sprouts [...]Read Full Article →
Now is an ideal time for a winter inspection since the summer soil shrinkage has passed and soil expansion from spring showers has not yet occurred. You can check your home’s structural integrity yourself or hire a professional to do it for you. To perform the maintenance check yourself, you will need a laser level, [...]Read Full Article →
The early stages of a construction project are often the most important, as the decisions made during this phase will determine many important aspects of the overall plan. Typically, the pre-construction phase will determine the objectives, time frames, costs, procedures, as well as many other logistical issues, as well as conceptual preparations. While this [...]Read Full Article →
One of the greatest assets of a quality General Contractor, or any building contractor for that matter, is a clear clarity of purpose. Without a purpose, or without a target, efforts are inefficient, success is unverifiable, and team members flounder and waste time not knowing exactly what they should be focusing on. For any Contractor [...]Read Full Article →
Making major home improvements can be a daunting commitment, and unless you are highly skilled in electrical wiring, plumbing, and construction, you should turn to professionals to get the job done right. But finding the appropriate professionals to help you complete the job can be a major job in itself. If you are considering a [...]Read Full Article →
Green buildings present the same budgeting challenges that conventional buildings do, but with some added twists. For example, since sustainability is a main objective, how do you decide which sustainable features should get special consideration? A popular approach is to get the most “bang for the buck” by incorporating as many low- or no-cost green [...]Read Full Article →